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Ohio Horsemint, Downy Wood Mint, Downy Pagoda-plant
Part to full shade, medium to dry moisture level, average soil, moderately acid to slightly acid pH. 1-2 ft. height, blooms late spring to early summer, pale blue flowers, spreads by runners.
Germination Code: C(60), D
Native Region: Mostly in Middle Tennessee, lightly elsewhere
Clump-forming member of the mint family. Plant has greater drought tolerance than most members of the mint family. Attracts bees and butterflies.